On the rise – and cost – of the African novel in English

When I think of the quest for African literature in one of the local languages of the African soil, the name of Ngugi wa Thiongo springs to my mind. He started writing in his own vernecular. In this article by his son Mukoma the name of Chinua Achebe is mentioned, that was a bit of a surprise to me. When you want to be surprised as well, read this article.

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I enjoy reading about Africa. New books. Old books. By African writers. By non-African writers. Novel. History. Travel. Biographies. Autobiographies. Politics. Colonialism. Poetry.

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